Travel Italia!: The Golden Age of Italian Travel Posters by Lorenzo OttavianiTravel Italia!: The Golden Age of Italian Travel Posters by Lorenzo Ottaviani

Travel Italia!: The Golden Age of Italian Travel Posters

EditorLorenzo OttavianiNotes byMilton Glaser

Hardcover | November 1, 2007

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Travel Italia is a must-have gift for anyone interested in Italy or in the art and design of the poster. Organized by region, it features Italys foremost tourist destinations by drawing on an unparalleled collection of over 150 vintage posters and paintings from 1920 through 1960 commissioned by the Italian National Tourism Agency. Each vibrantly colored, hand-rendered poster design features a particular destination, ranging from the main art cities (such as Florence and Bologna) to lesser known alpine jewels (such as Cadore and Dobbiaco). Commissions for poster art creation were given to well-known artists of the time, such as Mario Puppo, A.M. Cassandre, and Mario Borgoni, among others, and many of their dazzling works are featured in these pages.
Milton Glaser is an internationally known artist and illustrator. Born on June 26, 1929 in New York City, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy. He has had an eclectic career, starting the Push-Pin design studio in 1954 while teaching at the School of Visual Arts. Collections of his designs appear in book form, inclu...
Title:Travel Italia!: The Golden Age of Italian Travel PostersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 12.25 × 9.38 × 0.75 inPublished:November 1, 2007Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810994410

ISBN - 13:9780810994416

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